Monthly Archives: January 2018

Favourite Book(s) #3 – Artist’s Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self by Julia Cameron

I came across this book some time ago and recently bought the 2016 anniversary edition. The book was originally released in 2006. If you read the reviews on Amazon they are quite mixed, some feel it is too religious, others … Continue reading

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Genealogy and Google Calendars

Today I received, like I do most days an email from Google reminding me of tasks and appointments that are coming up. I rarely use Google calendar in this way, so mostly the emails say I have nothing scheduled. I … Continue reading

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Introduction to One-Name Studies starts 13 February 2018

Originally posted on Anglers Rest:
The next Introduction to One-Name Studies course at Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd starts on 13 February 2018.  The course is taught online and welcomes students across the globe. Here are the Lesson Headings: About…

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Favourite Book(s) #2 – Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks

The moment I heard of this book I put it on advance order at Amazon and then waited for the release date. The book arrived on the release date and I immediately delved in. The book is made up of … Continue reading

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17 in 2017

The idea for 17 from 2017 comes from Christopher Allen who has a presence on both YouTube and Instagram. In this post I am going to share the 17 things that I have enjoyed through 2017. There is a mixture … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #1 – Home the Story of everyone who ever lived in our house by Julie Myerson

Julie Myerson did not set out to research her Victorian home in South East London. She was actually researching for a nineteenth Century novel and stumbled across the 1881 Census return for her home. She discovered that her home at … Continue reading

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You Are What You Read – Favourite Book(s)

I have always loved this quote which I think I first heard in the Rom-Com film, You’ve Got Mail staring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, released in 1998. It is probably one of my favourite films and I am not … Continue reading

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Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2017

Jill who blogs at GeniAus has once again encouraged us to blog our genealogical positives for 2017, so here goes: An elusive ancestor I found was: My paternal Great Grandmother, Calogeria Virciglio in Sutera Sicily. A geneajourney I took was: … Continue reading

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Book of Me Prompts – January 2018

Welcome to the first set of prompts for the 2018 Series of the Book of Me. You can read when the prompts are published and about the few changes at my earlier post HERE There are five prompts each month … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! – Welcome 2018!

I can say Happy New Year no better than Abba! Enjoy this classic.   I will back a little later today, with some plans for the forthcoming year.

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